Silversea Expands Menu of Complimentary Media Options for Guest Mobile Devices
(14 November 2013) In another cruise industry first, ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has added
newspapers and lifestyle magazines to its complimentary onboard digital service
that provides streaming movies and live television news broadcasts to guests'
mobile devices aboard Silver Cloud
and the recently launched Silver
The additional media options can be
accessed on any smartphone or tablet, giving guests access to hundreds of daily
newspapers and lifestyle magazines from 100 countries and in 56 languages.
Publications are refreshed every night so that guests receive the most
up-to-date issues while travelling at sea.
Silversea's director of IT infrastructure, said: "Thanks
to technology from NewspaperDirect and other strategic partners, our guests are
now able to enjoy their favourite newspapers and magazines on their personal
mobile devices while sailing aboard Silver
Cloud and Silver Galapagos."
By the end of November, the digital service
will be available on Silver Shadow,
followed by Silver Wind and Silver Whisper later in the year.
which is chaired by Manfredi Lefebvre d'Ovidio, is recognised as an innovator
in the luxury cruise line industry, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard
its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver
Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit – all designed to
offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. With the inclusion of
the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver
Discoverer (debuting March 2014), Silversea Cruises' itineraries encompass
all seven continents and feature worldwide luxury
cruises to the Mediterranean, Caribbean, both polar regions and over
700 fascinating destinations in between.
In the US, Silversea has been
voted "World's Best" by the readers of Condé NastTraveler
(nine times) and Travel + Leisure (seven times), and awarded "Best
Luxury Cruise Line" by CruiseReport.com (2012) and "Best Small Ship
Cruise Line" by Global Traveler (2013). International awards
include "Five Star Diamond Award" from the American Academy of
Hospitality Sciences (2013); "Best Small Ship Cruise Line" in the
Readers' Choice survey conducted by Britain's Condé Nast Traveller
magazine (2013); "Best Luxury Cruise Line" by Australia's Cruise
Passenger magazine (2012); "Best Small Luxury Cruise Line" by
China's Travel + Leisure (2012); and "Star Luxury Cruise
Company" according to UK's Travel Bulletin (2013).
more information on Silversea Cruises, please contact a travel agent.
a complimentary brochure, please call toll-free (US) 877.215.9986 or visit www.silversea.com.
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